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5 Days Ago   Ditch your traditional sleeping bag in favor of the new ZenBivy Light Bed, a versatile sleep system that combines a quilt, fitted sheet, and a sleeping pad to create a zipper-less option for campers and backpackers.

5 Days Ago   The new Polar Vantage V and M fitness watches include improved heart rate tracking, better battery life, onboard virtual coaching, and connectivity to allow sharing workouts through social media.

12 Days Ago   Yamaha has announced that its line of four Power Assist ebikes are now available in cycling shops across the U.S., marking the very first time that those electric bikes have been sold in the country.

13 Days Ago   The PurTrek trekking poles are two items in one, helping hikers keep their balance on the trail while also providing the ability to filter their drinking water so that they can stay hydrated in the backcountry.

19 Days Ago   The new Compact 9'6" SUP board from Red Paddle Co. is a full-sized model that can fold down to half the size of a normal inflatable and fit inside a backpack, making it easy to take with you anywhere.

20 Days Ago   The new Bosch Kiox is the next generation of ebike computers, delivering the usual features we've come to expect, along with improved durability, a full-color screen, Bluetooth connectivity, and other much-needed upgrades.

21 Days Ago   Lifeline is a new feature from AllTrails that gives users the ability to share their detailed hiking and backpacking plans with friends and family, while also providing live GPS tracking of their progress online.

23 Days Ago   We take a look at some of the materials that are used in the creation of our favorite outdoor gear, making our jackets, sleeping bags, tents, and other items warmer, drier, and more comfortable even in harsh weather conditions.

23 Days Ago   After hiking, swimming, and playing outside all day, you want to slide into the comfiest camp chair you can find. Yet picking one out can be a tricky process will all the styles flooding the market.

23 Days Ago   The “Heacket” heated jacket was once a rousing success story on Indiegogo, raising nearly $290,000 in funding. But later, it turned into another tale of broken promises and betrayal with crowdfunding backers left in a lurch.

25 Days Ago   Whether you're heading out for an afternoon or a full weekend, this is the outdoor gear will help you beat the heat and stay comfortable when attending your next summer music festival.

27 Days Ago   Tonal is a home gym that mounts on the wall and comes with a built-in 24-inch screen and machine learning capabilities that allow it to automatically track a user's progress and increase the difficult of a workout to match that growth.

35 Days Ago   The Mio Cyclo 210 cycling computer is a feature-packed option for road cyclists and mountain bikers, and even comes with a "surprise me" option for finding alternate routes based on time, distance, and destination.

40 Days Ago   The new BioLite FirePit uses an innovative design and a built-in fan to create a smoke-free environment for cooking and enjoying a backyard bonfire. The device makes sitting around a fire a much more enjoyable experience.

41 Days Ago   The AquaTech AxisGo iPhone case turns Apple's smartphone into an underwater camera system complete with grip handle and an interchangeable lens system, making it easy for divers and snorkelers to capture photos and video.

41 Days Ago   The Mate X folding ebike promises to deliver a range of up to 55 miles, speeds of 20 mph, and an affordable price point. The bike is already a success on Indiegogo, raising $2.4 million in just a few weeks time.

49 Days Ago   The new Airstream Basecamp X camping trailer takes everything we loved about the original and upgrades it for use off-road. Features include improved tires, a lift kit, and better support and protection for use in the backcountry.

52 Days Ago   We've scoured the show floor at the Outdoor Retailer convention in Denver, CO looking for the very best new products for hikers, backpackers, climbers, trail runners, and other outdoor athletes.

58 Days Ago   The very best ultralight hiking and backpacking gear for the outdoor enthusiast who wants to go light and fast on the trail using packs, tents, sleeping bags sleeping pads, and stoves that weigh next to nothing.

60 Days Ago   The Soul is a charging solution that comes with a built-in 5400 mah battery and a 5-watt solar panel that rolls up like a scroll when not in use, making it one of the easiest chargers to take with you on an adventure.

61 Days Ago   AllTrails updated its app with an all-new map layer that is easier to read, more clearly defines state and national parks around the world, and offers more points of interest for hikers.

62 Days Ago   The Tentsile Universe is a new tent designed to bring versatility to the campsite. It can be set up like a traditional model and accommodate five campers, suspended from a tree, or converted into a floating raft.

63 Days Ago   Outdoor performance apparel manufacturer Vollebak announced it will release a jacket made from graphene later this summer, marking one of the first times the material has been used in clothing.

63 Days Ago   Buying new camping gear can get very expensive, but these products offer great performance without breaking the bank, proving that you don't need to buy name brand equipment to have a good time in the backcountry.

64 Days Ago   Trek takes bike customization to a new level with Project One Icon, a new option that allows cyclists to select a bike model and customize every part of it, including selecting a paint job that matches their style.

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